A Christmas treat from the FRDH archive. A musical feature about the boy choristers of King’s College Choir at Cambridge University. The piece is a backstage look at the boys’ daily schedule of academics and rehearsal in the great Chapel of King’s College. The King in question was Henry VI. Built in phases between 1446 and 1515, the chapel is one of the monuments of late Gothic architecture and possesses unique acoustics. There has been a choir associated with the building since its founding. Director Stephen Cleobury explains the history of the choir and the practical demands of the chorister’s life.
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